Thomas Fire

Updated December 17, 2017 8:00 AM

Today's Latest Dec 17, 2017:

Background: On 12/4/17, a fast moving active brush fire that started North of Santa Paula along Highway 150 and Bridge Road was pushed by strong east winds through the City of Ventura. In the City of Ventura, 85 structures have been identified as damaged and 427 structures have been identified as being destroyed. 

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Thomas Fire Stats

  • Total Acreage: 269,000
  • Containment: 40%
  • Total Fire Personnel: 8,529
  • Engines: 972
  • Water Tenders: 94
  • Helicopters: 32
  • Dozers: 77
  • Firefighter Fatalities: 1
  • Firefighter Injuries: 0
  • Civilian Injuries: 0

Source: CALFire Incident Information

The City, County and State have declared a State of Emergency.

Links

  • Ventura County launches recovery website for Thomas Fire victims HERE
  • Thomas Fire Incident CAL Fire Page HERE
  • Ventura County Thomas Fire Page HERE
  • Air Quality Map HERE